GRE Word List

RIDDLE

a mystifying, misleading, or puzzling question posed as a problem to be solved or guessed : conundrum

The meaning of the word riddle is a mystifying, misleading, or puzzling question posed as a problem to be solved or guessed : conundrum.

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